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Ohio University: Center for Teaching & Learning Programs for Graduate Students

Please click on the links below for information about the following CTL-sponsored programs for graduate students and teaching assistants:

2013 New Teaching Assistant Orientation

  • Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Special Program for International TAs: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
  • Location(s): Baker University Center, Ballroom A
  • Sponsored by: Center for Teaching & Learning
  • Contact: Tim Vickers, Director 740.593.2681;

New Teaching Assistant Orientation Program Agenda

Guide for Teaching Assistants at Ohio University

Teaching Portfolios for Future Faculty

  • Date: Tuesdays, Sept. 17; Oct. 1; & Oct 15, 2013
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Location(s): Friends of the Libraries Room, Alden Library 319

A three-part workshop series for graduate students on the professional teaching portfolio and the critical role it can play in securing a faculty position and achieving success in the professoriate.

RSVP to: or telephone 740.593.2681

Preparing for the Academic Job Market – A Learning Community for Graduate Students

(Dates and times to be arranged – Interested graduate students should email or telephone 740-593.2681.)

Join graduate student colleagues from across the disciplines in this scholarly learning community for future faculty!  This collaborative learning community will introduce you to the skills and knowledge needed to enter the nation’s professoriate and succeed as a member of the faculty of the future.  Participants will create an individualized collection of materials and methods to confidently start the faculty application process, including a professional teaching portfolio and a personal future faculty career plan.

Contact: Tim Vickers, CTL Director (; 740.593.2681).

Conversation Hours for Teaching Assistants

  • Date: Fridays, Fridays, Sept. 6 & Oct. 4, 2013
  • Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Location(s): 301U Faculty Commons, Alden Library

Meet and talk with other teaching assistants and with OU faculty about questions and concerns related to teaching, professional development and future careers, balancing the scholarly and personal aspects of your life as a graduate teaching assistant, and more.   You choose the topics!

Contact: Tim Vickers, CTL Director (; 740.593.2681).